Monday, December 9 2013 4:04 PM EST2013-12-09 21:04:36 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS, IND (WTHR/NBC) - An Indianapolis family is in mourning after a 3-year-old accidentally shot and killed himself. Police said that at about 6 p.m. on Saturday they received a 911 call sayingMore >>
Family mourns loss of toddler to gun accident during holidays. More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 7:00 AM EST2013-12-07 12:00:14 GMT
(WBIR/NBC) - Foster children Eva and Jasmine shared the same Christmas wish. During Vacation Bible School at their East Tennessee church this summer, the girls, ages 7 and 8, sent up their written prayerMore >>
SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WFLA/NBC) - Biologists have documented more than 25,000 green sea turtle nests this year in Florida, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
agency said the number has more than doubled the previous highest year. Researchers documented the nests in the 26 index beaches in the state.
"We are astounded and pleased by the high number of green turtle nests documented in 2013," said Dr. Blair Witherington, a research scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. "It looks like the years of conservation efforts for this endangered species are paying off."